Haid, Charles 1943- (Charlie Haid)

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Haid, Charles 1943- (Charlie Haid)


Full name, Charles Maurice Haid III; born June 2, 1943, in San Francisco (some sources cite Palo Alto), CA; son of Charles Maurice, Jr. and Grace Marian (maiden name, Folger) Haid; brother of David Haid (an actor); cousin of Merv Griffin (an entertainer and executive); married Penelope Windust (an actress; divorced, 1983); married Deborah Richter (an actress), February 17, 1985 (divorced, 1988); married Elisabeth Harmon (an actress), 1992; children: (first marriage) Arcadia Elizabeth, Brittany Catherine. Education: Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University), B.F.A. Politics: Democrat. Religion: Roman Catholic. Avocational Interests: Biking, catamaran sailing, river rafting, skiing.


Agent—The Glick Agency, 1250 6th St., Suite 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401.


Actor, producer, and director. Purdue Professional Theatre, Lafayette, IN, member of the company, 1969-70; American Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, CT, assistant director, 1971; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, director, 1972; Arena Stage, Washington, DC, member of the company, 1973-74; also performed with the American Conservatory Theatre and the New York Shakespeare Festival. California Arts Council, member, 1982-84. Military service: U.S. Navy, Submarine Corps; served in Southeast Asia.


Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award nominations, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series, 1981, 1982, both for Hill Street Blues; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing in a drama series, Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic series—night, 1994, both for NYPD Blue; Directors Guild of America Award (with others), outstanding directorial achievement in a dramatic series—night, 1995, for "Into That Good Night," ER; Emmy Award nomination, outstanding individual achievement in directing for a drama series, Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic series—night, 1996, both for Murder One; Directors Guild of America Award nomination, outstanding directorial achievement in dramatic specials, 1998, for Buffalo Soldiers.


Stage Appearances:

Bowyer, Lazarus Tucker, Stubbes, Sun and Walsingham, Elizabeth I, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1972.

The Merchant of Venice, National Shakespeare Festival, Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA, 1973.

Baites, Ridiculous Fraud, McCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ, 2006.

Stage Work:

Associate producer, Godspell, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York City, 1971.

Assistant director, The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Longacre Theatre, New York City, 1972.

Associate producer, Godspell, Broadhurst Theatre, then Plymouth Theatre, both New York City, 1976, later Ambassador Theatre, New York City, 1977.

Film Appearances:

Second goon, Alex and the Gypsy (also known as Love and Other Crimes), 1976.

Sergeant Nick Yanov, The Choirboys (also known as Aenglarna), Universal, 1977.

Eddie Peace, Who'll Stop the Rain? (also known as Dog Soldiers), United Artists, 1978.

Stephen Simpson, Oliver's Story, Paramount, 1978.

Buck Sunday, Pray TV (also known as K-GOD), 1980.

Mason Parrish, professor of endocrinology at Harvard Medical School, Altered States, Warner Bros., 1980.

Fats (the Fatman), The House of God, United Artists, 1984.

Delbert "Whitey Haines," Cop (also known as Blood on the Moon), Atlantic Releasing, 1987.

Commander Howard, The Rescue, Buena Vista, 1988.

Captain Eigerman, Nightbreed (also known as Clive Barker's "Nightbreed"), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.

Abe Choate, Storyville, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1992.

Bishop Cahill, The Third Miracle, Sony Picture Classics, 1999.

Voice of Lucky Jack, Home on the Range (animated), Buena Vista, 2004.

Film Work:

Executive producer (with Michael Nesmith and Jane Alexander), Square Dance (also known as Home Is Where the Heart Is), Island, 1987.

Director, Iron Will, Buena Vista, 1994.

Also worked as director and producer, The Last Supper (short).

Television Appearances; Series:

Ed McShane, Kate McShane, CBS, 1975.

Sergeant Paul Shonski, Delvecchio, CBS, 1976-77.

Officer Andrew "Andy" Renko, Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1981-87.

Battlestars, 1982.

Jim Blanton, Code of Vengeance (also known as Dalton's Code of Vengeance), 1986.

C. T. Finney, Third Watch, NBC, 2003-2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

George Lumden, The Bastard (also known as The Kent Chronicles and Kent Family Chronicles), syndicated, 1978.

Sergeant Mac MacKenzie, The Great Escape II: The Untold Story, NBC, 1988.

Buddy Eckhard, The Fire Next Time, CBS, 1993.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Brockmeyer, The Execution of Private Slovik, NBC, 1974.

Dr. Willie McCreevy, Things in Their Season, CBS, 1974.

Jimmy, Remember When (also known as Four Stars in the Window), NBC, 1974.

Sergeant Bray, Foster and Laurie, CBS, 1975.

Earl Wheelie, Death Moon (also known as Deathmoon), CBS, 1978.

Sergeant Case, A Death in Canaan, CBS, 1978.

Matt Jordan, Twirl, NBC, 1981.

Fred Bemous, Divorce Wars (also known as Divorce Wars: A Love Story), ABC, 1982.

Fred Chandler, Children in the Crossfire, NBC, 1984.

Voice of Montgomery Moose, The Get-Along Gang, 1984.

"Crazy" Sam Shockley, Six Against the Rock, NBC, 1987.

Sergeant Kupjack, Weekend War, ABC, 1988.

Alex Connors, The Revenge of Al Capone (also known as Al Capone in Jail and Capone), NBC, 1989.

Bob Sonnamaker, Fire and Rain, USA Network, 1989.

Buddy Bunnucci, Man against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders (also known as Man Against the Mob II: Man in Cement), NBC, 1989.

James "Jim" Pierson, A Deadly Silence, ABC, 1989.

Al Badham/Cowardly Lion, The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story (also known as The Dreamer of Oz), NBC, 1990.

Dr. Michael Scott, Freeze Frame (also known as The Homeroom News), Disney Channel, 1990.

Tommy Quinn, In the Line of Duty: A Cop for the Killing (also known as A Cop for the Killing and In the Line of Duty: The Dallas Drug Murders), NBC, 1990.

Hank, For Their Own Good, ABC, 1993.

Harold Ashley, Broken Trust (also known as Court of Honor), TNT, 1995.

Television Appearances; Specials:

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XV, ABC, 1983.

NBC team member, Battle of the Network Stars XVI, ABC, 1984.

Host, A Program for Vietnam Veteransand Everyone Else Who Should Care, PBS, 1986.

The Academy of Country Music's Twentieth Anniversary Reunion, NBC, 1986.

The Best of Farm Aid: An American Event, HBO, 1986.

The 21st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1986.

Willie Nelson's Picnic, syndicated, 1987.

The 13th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 1987.

Farm Aid '87, 1987.

Uncle, "Choose Your Own Adventure: The Case of the Silk King," ABC Weekend Special, ABC, 1992.

The 50th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC, 1998.

"Entertainment Tonight" Presents: "Hill Street Blues"—Behind the Badge, syndicated, 2000.

Inside TV Land: Cops on Camera, TV Land, 2002.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ed McShane, Kate McShane, CBS, 1975.

Dr. Lawrence Hacker, Scalpels, NBC, 1980.

Jim Blanton, Code of Vengeance (also known as Dalton), NBC, 1985.

Dwight Perry, Fort Figueroa, CBS, 1988.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Dead Lady's Tears," Cannon, CBS, 1973.

Fred, "The Marathon," The Waltons, CBS, 1974.

Lem Hargis, "Like Old Times," Gunsmoke (also known as Gun Law and Marshal Dillon), CBS, 1974.

"The Life and Times of Barney Miller," Barney Miller (also known as The Life and Times of Captain Barney Miller), ABC, 1974.

Sergeant Garvey, "The Admiral's Lady," Harry O, ABC, 1974.

"Explosion," Movin On, NBC, 1975.

"The Last Raid," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975.

"Task Force: Cop Killer: Parts 1 & 2," Police Woman, NBC, 1976.

"The Walking Bomb," Switch, CBS, 1976.

Gene Van Dyke, "Eclipse," Jigsaw John, 1976.

Sergeant Paul Shonski, "Licensed to Kill," Delvecchio, 1977.

Barnes, "The Leak," Grandpa Goes to Washington, NBC, 1978.

Voice of lieutenant, "Photo Finish," The Amazing Spider-Man (animated; also known as Spiderman), 1979.

Bob Baker, "The Girl with a Gift for Disaster," The New Adventures of Wonder Woman (also known as Wonder Woman and The New Original Wonder Woman), CBS, 1979.

Sweepstakes, NBC, 1979.

Gas man, "Working," American Playhouse, PBS, 1982.

Steve Cranston, "Street of Shadows," The Twilight Zone (also known as The New Twilight Zone), syndicated, 1988.

Augie Specter, "Weave a Tangled Web," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

"Coach," The Hitchhiker (also known as Deadly Nightmares and Le Voyageur), USA Network, 1989.

Joe Brisco, "See You in Court, Baby," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1990.

Little Eddie McVee, "Cooperstown," TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1993.

Charlie Lear, "Good Time Charlie," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1994.

The president, "Three Days in November," Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001.

Maynard Shaw, "Testimonial," The Division (also known as Heart of the City), 2003.

(Uncredited) Kacynzski, "Dear Derwood …," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003.

Unsub, "The Fisher King: Part 1," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2006.

(Uncredited) Voice of Unsub, "The Fisher King: Part 2," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2006.

Reefer, "Reefer," Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, Cop Rock, ABC, 1990.

Co-executive producer, High Incident, ABC, 1995-97.

Co-executive producer, Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998.

Co-executive producer, Sherman Oaks, CBS, 1999-2000.

Co-executive producer and executive producer, Big Apple, CBS, 2001.

Co-executive producer, The Court, ABC, 2002.

Co-executive producer, Threat Matrix, ABC, 2003.

Television Director; Miniseries:

Sally Hemings: An American Scandal, CBS, 2000.

Television Work; Movies:

(With Frank Prendergast and George Schaefer) Producer, Children in the Crossfire, NBC, 1984.

Producer, Flying Blind, NBC, 1990.

Director and co-producer, In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion (also known as In the Line of Duty: The Hostage Murders and In the Line of Duty: Standoff at Marion), NBC, 1992.

Director and producer, The Nightman (also known as The Watchman), NBC, 1992.

Director, Riders of the Purple Sage, TNT, 1996.

Director, Buffalo Soldiers, TNT, 1997.

Director, Life Is Ruff, Disney Channel, 2005.

Television Work; Specials:

Worked as associate producer, Who Are the Debolts and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? (documentary).

Television Director; Pilots:

Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998.

Big Apple, CBS, 2001.

Television Director; Episodic:

Cop Rock, ABC, 1990.

"Tough Guys Don't Teach," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990.

"And the Winner Is …," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1990.

"Mummy Dearest," Doogie Howser, M.D., ABC, 1992.

"Cooperstown," TNT Screenworks, TNT, 1993.

"Pacific Rimshot," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993.

"True Confessions," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1993.

"Into That Good Night," ER, NBC, 1994.

"Chapter One," Murder One, ABC, 1995.

"Happy New Year," ER, NBC, 1995.

"Large Mouth Bass," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

High Incident, ABC, 1996.

"Think Warm Thoughts," ER, NBC, 1998.

"Family Practice," ER, NBC, 1998.

Buddy Faro, CBS, 1998.

Sherman Oaks, CBS, 1999.

"Jimmy's Mountain," Third Watch, NBC, 2000.

Big Apple, 2001.

The Guardian, CBS, 2001.

Citizen Baines, CBS, 2001.

Philly, ABC, 2001.

"Crime and Punishment: Part 1," Third Watch, NBC, 2002.

"Here Comes the Son," NYPD Blue, ABC, 2002.

The Court, ABC, 2002.

Presidio Med, CBS, 2002.

"Insurrection," ER, NBC, 2002.

"A Boy Falling Out of the Sky," ER, NBC, 2003.

Threat Matrix, ABC, 2003.

"Dead Derwood …," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2003.

"Still Crazy After All These Years," Boston Legal, ABC, 2004.

"The ‘L’ Word," Third Watch, NBC, 2005.

"Man Up," Jonny Zero, Fox, 2005.

"Compulsion," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2005.

"Blood Hungry," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2005.

(As Charlie Haid) "No Good Deed," The Closer, TNT, 2006.

Nip/Tuck, FX Channel, 2006-2008.